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Galvanized Steel – A General Introduction And Its Domestic Use.

November 29, 2020 286 Views

Who likes a rusty iron nail? Well, no one. Rust not only makes a metal structure look aesthetically unpleasing, but it also undermines the strength of a metallic frame. In our battle against rust, we have many tricks up our sleeves. One such weapon in our arsenal is a process called galvanizing. What is galvanizing, … Continue reading “Galvanized Steel – A General Introduction And Its Domestic Use.”

R-Panels- Everything You Need To Know About them | Fort Bend Steel

November 15, 2020 10 Views

R-metal panel, often known as a ribbed metal panel, is a thirty-six inch wide sheet. A single sheet has four prominent ridges, with each ridge about twelve inches apart. In addition, there are six smaller mounds, about four inches apart. Panels are installed with external fasteners, which provide a firm grip to the roof’s structural … Continue reading “R-Panels- Everything You Need To Know About them | Fort Bend Steel”

The use of steel vs. wood in rectangular and square tubing fences

October 30, 2020 1781 Views

If we look at the old pictures of fences at the farms, backyards, or gardens, they were made out of wood or vinyl materials and had wires and cables around it to fix and give them strength. However, the scenario has changed today; things are better and modified to suit the current needs, and the … Continue reading “The use of steel vs. wood in rectangular and square tubing fences”

Choosing a 1/2 inch rebar vs. other sizes for construction

October 15, 2020 1761 Views

When visiting a construction site, we often see lots of steel components scattered at all corners. All are essential and have their uses, giving strength to the construction. Rebar has its role in holding the concrete firmly. Without its use, the structure will have cracks. Furthermore,  the short bar with ridges gives strength and adds … Continue reading “Choosing a 1/2 inch rebar vs. other sizes for construction”

Carbon Steel Pipe

September 30, 2020 1107 Views

The manufacturing industry and infrastructure rely on the products made out of steel. A carbon steel pipe is a cylindrical tube having various applications. It mostly runs underground, transporting liquids such as oil, water, and gas from the source to the final point. Multiple sizes and lengths of piping are available. Hence the selection is … Continue reading “Carbon Steel Pipe”

Applications of stainless steel rebar

September 15, 2020 1236 Views

Many of us have been noticing the rusty rebar under the bridges, dock areas, or ramps. The places are in constant exposure to the environment that causes it. Spalling happens as the steel in the rebar often expands due to rusting and corrosion. Stainless steel rebar is a better option in many such places. It … Continue reading “Applications of stainless steel rebar”

Stainless steel square tubing

August 30, 2020 847 Views

Steel is widely in use today. Various options of sizes, dimension, and shapes are available to suit the construction need. Stainless steel adds in a few alloys giving the steel extra strength and corrosion- resistance properties. Making stainless steel square tubing uses carbon and steel alloy, besides steel is in use in the construction of … Continue reading “Stainless steel square tubing”

Galvanized square tubing

August 15, 2020 123 Views

Being united is strength, combining two things adds to its power. Similar to the strength of steel made by combining iron and carbon. Steel has many uses, and galvanizing steel is a popular way to protect it. Use of galvanized square tubing cut costs, especially when working with stainless steel or painted metal tubes. Galvanization … Continue reading “Galvanized square tubing”

Benefits of Aluminum Box Section

July 30, 2020 269 Views

Aluminum box section has wide use in commercial and domestic settings for a variety of applications, including: Architectural sections and building works such as; cabinet bracketing, floor support structures, as well as shelving supports Creating posts and fences Frame construction for windows and doors You can use aluminum in a similar way to plastic without … Continue reading “Benefits of Aluminum Box Section”

Which Metals Conduct Heat Best?

July 15, 2020 284 Views

Thermal conductivity is the ability of a metal to conduct heat. This property is different for different types of metal, and it is important to consider in applications where high operating temperatures are common. So let’s find out which metal is the best conductor of heat and in what context. Which Metals Conduct Heat The … Continue reading “Which Metals Conduct Heat Best?”

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